Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Mary Jeffers

Female 1630 - Aft 1697  (> 68 years)


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  • Name Mary Jeffers 
    Born 1630  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1697  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I071673  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 

    Family ID F32818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Robert Sharp,   b. 1615, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1655, Northumberland County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1646  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F32803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Walker,   b. 1622, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1657, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married Bef 20 Jan 1655/56  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Walker,   b. 1657, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1685, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F14544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Stephen Bailey,   b. Bef 1637, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1696/97, "Kinsdale", Westmoreland County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Married 21 May 1660  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Bailey,   b. Abt 1660, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1736, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     2. Mary Bailey,   b. Abt 1661, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1702, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     3. Stephen Bailey,   b. Abt 1662, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1697, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     4. Anne Bailey,   b. Abt 1662, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1731, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     5. William Bailey,   b. Abt 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1748/49, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F14531  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      Mary Walker her deposition.
      Mary Walker the late wife of Robert Sharpe deceased
      aged 25 years or there abouts sworn and examined saith that
      the inventory that Mr. Hugh Lee presented to the court of
      the estate of Robert Sharpe deceased being appraised to the
      value and sum of four thousand sixty and five pounds of
      tobacco and cask is a true and ajust inventory.
      Signum Mary Walker
      20th January 1655, Jurat in court
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      [Page 65 L]
      John Meekes his will.
      In the name of our Lord God everlasting, I John
      Meekes being very sick and weak but in perfect memory do
      and according as it is fit bequeath my soul to God With
      whom I hope I shall rest and my body to the earth from
      whence it came. Imprimus • I will and bequeath that which I
      have unto Mary Sharpe, furthermore my will is that at the
      term of two years after my decease that John Coleman the
      son of Richard Coleman shall have one cow calf if there fall
      any the second year after my decease furthermore my will is
      that Rebertah Laud the daughter of Robert Laud shall the
      second year after my decease have one cow calf if in case
      there falleth any at the time afore named. In witness whereof
      I have hereunto set my hand and seal the three and twenty
      day of October in the year of our Lord 1655.
      The mark of John Meekes
      The markof Wm. Warder
      William Jeffars
      The mark of Robert Laud
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      Mary Laud her deposition.
      Mary Laud aged 34 years or there abouts sworn and
      examined saith that in November last or there abouts at John
      Meekes his funeral Wm. Jeffars and his sister who is now
      the wife of Wm. Walker (fell out) and she bid him go to his
      whore the Fidlers wife, Wm. Jeffars made and swore and
      said, do not say so sister for she is an honest woman, the
      said Jeffars his sister replied again and said she is a whore
      and I will prove it, and further this depondent saith not.
      Signum - Mary Laud
      21st July 1656, Jurat in court

      Henry Haylor his deposition,
      Henry Haylor aged 37 years or there abouts sworn and
      examined saith, that about a month since this depondent
      being at the house of John Walker, Wm. Walker and his
      wife came into the said house the said Wm. Walkers wife
      and Wm. Thomas his wife fell to words and Wm. Walkers
      wife told the said Wm. Thomas his wife that she would beat
      her the said Thomas his wife replied that she would give her
      as good as she brought if fire brands would do it upon
      which Walkers wife struck the said Thomas his wife and
      threw her down upon a chest and did there beat her but the
      said Thomas his wife did not strike the said Walkers wife in
      this depondents sight and further this dependent saith not.
      Signum - Henry Haylor
      21st July 1656, Jurat in court.

      Wm. Little his deposition.
      Wm. Little aged 43 years or there abouts sworn and
      examined saith that about the beginning of this instant July
      this depondent Wm. Walker and his wife being at John
      Walker his house where Wm. Thomas and his wife now
      dwelleth the two woman, Walkers wife and Thomas his
      wife began to leer and to be in very high terms so far that
      the said Walkers wife ran towards the said Thomas his wife
      but what blows were given this depondent can not say by
      reason of a partition which debarred this depondent from
      the sight of them but this depondent heard the said Thomas
      his wife cry out and further this depondent saith not.
      William Little
      21st July 1656, Jurat in court
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      [page 102 L]
      Wm. Walker and Mary Walker their assignment pattent and
      land to Wm. Bacon.
      Pattent is recorded [----] huius libra in George Knotts [----]
      and assigned to John Meekes.
      Be it known unto all men that I William Walker and Mary
      Walker for good and valuableconsideration partin .hand
      received and specially passed for the remainder with which
      satisfaction we are both well satisfied do hereby assign and
      set over all our right title and interest of this pattent of land
      with all ediffices and trees orchards and priviledges there
      unto belonging unto William Bacon his heirs, extrs, admtrs
      or assignees forever from us our heirs, extrs, admtrs or
      assignees forever and do bind our selves and our heirs to
      acknowledge it in court when the said Wm.Bacon or his
      assignees shall demand it, witness our hands January 27th
      1656.
      William Walker
      signum Mary Walker
      Teste - William Thomas, John Walker
      6th February 1656, this assignment was acknowledged in
      court by Wm. Walker and Mary Walker and is recorded.
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      [Page 84 R]
      Robert Sharpes certificate for 50 acres of land.
      At a court held for the County of Northumberland the 21st
      of November 1653.
      Commission present;
      Col. John Mottrom
      Mr. Wm. Presly
      Mr. John Trussell
      Mr. Nicholas Morris .
      These are to certify that according to sufficient [-----]
      made to this court there is due to Robert Sharpe 50 acres of
      land for the transportation of Mary [----] into this colony.
      comand at curis act is curid [--].
      Mr. Th. Wilsford CIir. this.

      Mary Sharpes assignment of a certificate for land.
      IMary Sharpe the widow of Robert Sharpe do here by
      assign all my right of this certificate unto [-----] Thomas
      Broughton, witness my hand the 20th of [----] 1655.
      Mary Sharpe her mark
      Witness - William Walker
      21st July 1656 this assignment of Mary Sharpes [-----] the
      certificate was recorded.
      ===
      1657-1661 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 243
      Northumberland County Court 21st of May 1660
      - Upon the Peticon of WILLIAM JEFFER that STEPHEN BAILY, whoe married with the Relict of WM WALKER, deced., hath in his tuicon his Wifes Brother which Orphan the sd, BAILY doth much abuse, It is therefore ordered that the sd, Orphan (WM. WALKER) shall forthwith be removed from the said BAILEY's, remaine with the sd. JEFFER till further order & that the said BAILY make his appeareance at the next Orphans Court
      ===
      1657-1661 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 251
      Northumberland County Court 21th of July 1660
      - Upon hearing of the difference depending betweene WILLIAM JEFFARS and STEPHEN BAILY, It is ordered that each pity shall Beare his owne charges & that if hereafter the sd p;ties shall bring any more such Lytigious, vexatious & turbulent suits into the Court about Quarrelling & Scandalizing each other, then to be fined or punished at the Courts discrecon, And it is further ordered that WILLIAM WALKER, the Sonne of Mr WM: WALKER, deced., shall continue and remaine with STEPHEN BAILY, whoe married with the Relict of the sd. WALKER, deced., according to the Will of the said deced

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